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1. Reduplication of hau #3, to hit.

  • Examples:
    • E hoʻohauhau mai ʻoe i ka lau hala a kāua i palupalu, beat our pandanus leaf so as to soften it.
  • References:
    • PPN faʻufaʻu.

2. vs., Cool, as food.

3. Same as hauna, bad odor.

  • References:
    • PCP sausau.

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haʻuhaʻu

/ haʻu.haʻu / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Reduplication of haʻu.

2. interjection, A refrain in dance songs, usually fast, and perhaps related to haʻu.

Nā LepiliTags: oli hula music

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v. To lay stones in a wall; to build with stones.

v. To strike; to smite; to beat. See HAHAU.

adj. See HAU, cold, &c. Cool, as where the heat is separated from a thing.

Hauhau (hă'u-hă'u), adj.

/ hă'u-hă'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

Cold; applied to food that has become cold.

Hauhau (hā'u-hā'u), v.

/ hā'u-hā'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To lay stones in a wall.

2. To build with stones. Syn: Uhau.

3. To strike; to smite; to beat. See hahau.

4. To tap; to rap lightly with rapid strokes.

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